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Aetna Says Law Firm Responsible For Health Info Breach

Law360 (May 24, 2018, 7:31 PM EDT) -- Aetna Inc. has filed suit in Pennsylvania federal court accusing the class counsel in two underlying privacy suits against the insurer of being responsible for a settlement mailing that allegedly violated members’ privacy anew by potentially revealing their HIV status and launched a new round of litigation.

Aetna, which has also sued and been sued by the settlement administrator over the mailing, claimed in the suit filed Wednesday that attorneys at Whatley Kallas LLP as well as at Consumer Watchdog should have to pay the $17 million settlement Aetna...
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